Marranito Mexican Clay Vase

Regular price $54.20

Vendor: Casa Paz

Created by Oaxacan artisans in San Marcos Tlapazola, this marranito Mexican clay vase brings the beauty of Mexican culture into any space.

About the Artisans: 
The women of San Marcos Tlapazola are well-known for creating beautiful designs made from red clay. Twice a year, the women from this community venture off to the hills to extract rocks for their creations. The process involves using a rock on the floor as a base and the delicacy of the artisan's hands to carefully mold each design. The final details are added using piece of maiz and jícara. Lastly, the products are taken to a wood oven where they are baked for 8 hours.

Please Note: Each marranito is made to order. Please allow 4-6 weeks for orders to be processed and fulfilled. You will receive an email with tracking info once your order is on the way. Due to COVID-19, there may also be shipping delays.

All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges will be given on any purchases at this time.

  • Dimensions: 3.93 inches long, 3.93 inches wide
  • Weight: .66 lbs

About Casa Paz:

Thousands of artisans in Oaxaca are suffering due to the coronavirus crisis. Casa Paz engages in fair trade practices and helps connect Oaxaca's artisans with the resources they need to continue selling their products. Casa Paz's mission is to share the artisans' stories and to shed light on the cultural significance of their craft.

Giving Back:

For every marranito sold, we will donate a percentage to create despensas or "pantry baskets" for Oaxacan artisans affected by COVID-19. The despensas include:

  • 1 bag of beans (2.2 lbs)
  • 1 bag of rice (2.2 lbs)
  • 1 bag of lentils (2.2 lbs)
  • 3 bags of pasta
  • 1 bottle of olive oil (1 L)
  • 1 bag of sugar (2.2 lbs)
  • 1 bar of soap (multi-use)
  • 1 package of toilet paper (4 rolls)

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